Author Archives: greenfingeredgeorge

About greenfingeredgeorge

First ever RHS Young Ambassador A Gardening Geek and Nature Nerd!

Filming for Blue Peter at Kew Botanical Gardens

Apologies I haven’t wrote in a while, I’ve been crazy busy, working hard and playing hard! Anyway, on an absolutely gorgeous sunny day a few weeks ago, I visited Kew Botanical Gardens, where I filmed for Blue Peter; the clip is … Continue reading

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Keep calm and plant a seed !

I hope you enjoyed reading last week’s post about a greener garden and maybe you feel inspired to grow more of your own fruit, herbs and veg. This week’s blog is based on what we’re planning to grow in our … Continue reading

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Time to ‘shake some action’!

On Friday, I took part in a second school strike, where millions of young people from all over the world came together to protest about climate change. Whilst the school strike aimed to draw attention to the effects of global … Continue reading

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Youth Strike 4 Climate – ‘Cause Young ‘Uns are calling out and we live for our future!

It’s over a week since I took part in the Youth Strike 4 Climate and it’s taken me just as long to come down to earth. Let’s just say, I’ve been tired ever since! That day was a turning point … Continue reading

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The winter weather has wiped me out !

I’ve had the dreaded winter bug this week and it totally wiped me out. All I can say is, thank heavens for Grandmas, books, scrabble and Dr Who on iPlayer! Today though, I nipped outside to water my carnivorous plants … Continue reading

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It’s all about the birds, in the greatest citizen science project in the world !!

Being involved in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch campaign has been a big deal for me this year. Filming the TV ad, being interviewed for the podcast and posting on my social media sites, have all been amazing opportunities and I have to say, … Continue reading

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How will you #BigGardenBirdWatch ??

A few weeks ago, the RSPB asked me to help them with their Big Garden Bird Watch advertising campaign – what an amazing opportunity – I didn’t have to think twice! The TV advert was released on Boxing Day and … Continue reading

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